Dead radio after Reverse


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dcaf123
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Dead radio after Reverse

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Help. Recently, after putting my wing in reverse, the radio no longer worked. The display only show GPS, when I push the radio button (FM/AM), nothing happens. I have had it in the shop for 2 weeks and they are still troubleshooting?? They have checked all the fuses and wiring but haven't yet come up with any solution.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Dave
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Not sure but doesn't the radio turn off when you put it in reverse..if so..then I'd be looking into the reverse switches.Maybe yhe radio doesn't know it's in the go mode.
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What I would have probably tried is to disconnect the ground cable from the battery for fifteen minutes or so to see if it all reset to normal. Then I would have begun troubleshooting. If it was an electronically stuck switch, that could have cleared it.
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virgilmobile wrote: Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:59 pm Not sure but doesn't the radio turn off when you put it in reverse..if so..then I'd be looking into the reverse switches.Maybe yhe radio doesn't know it's in the go mode.
The radio just mutes when you push the start button, in reverse or not. Reverse itself should have no effect on the radio coming on.


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